SASH Members

Roger Allaway. Author of Rangers, Rovers & Spindles (2005) and Corner Offices & Corner Kicks (2009). Co-author of The Encyclopedia of American Soccer History (2001) and The United States Tackles the World Cup (2002, 2011). Historian of the National Soccer Hall of Fame from 2007 to 2010. Writer of articles about American soccer history on the BigSoccer.com website.

Rony Almeida. Author of Where the Legend Began (2006).

Dave Biesel. Editor and publisher of books on American soccer history by Colin Jose, Roger Allaway and Clive Toye.

Peter Bodo. Co-author of Pele’s New World (1977).

Filip Bondy. Author of The World Cup (1991) and Chasing the Game: America and the Quest for the World Cup (2010).

George Brown. Former newsletter editor and assistant archives manager of the newsletter of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Peggy Brown. Former archives manager of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Neil Buethe. Editor of the United States Soccer Federation Media Guide from 2009 to 2011.

Brian Bunk. Author of articles “Sardinero and not a Can of Sardines: Soccer and Spanish Identities in New York City during the 1920s” in Journal of Urban History (2011) and “The Rise and Fall of Professional Soccer in Holyoke Massachusetts, USA” in Sport and History (2012). Bunk is also the founder and host of the Soccer History USA podcast, a monthly program examining this history of soccer in the United States. Senior Lecturer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Dan Courtemanche. Editor of the MLS Information Guide from 1996 to 2001 and 2005 to 2010. Editor of the Women’s Soccer Association Media Guide in 2002 and 2003.

Tony Cirino. Author of U.S. Soccer vs. The World (1983).

Steven Dawson. Author of The Modernization of Professional Football in England and the United States, A Comparative Analysis (1994), a doctoral dissertation at Ohio State University.

Geoffrey Douglas. Author of The Game of Their Lives (1996).

Beau Dure. Author of Long-Range Goals: The Success Story of Major League Soccer (2010).

Ed Farnsworth. Managing editor of Philly Soccer Page. Author of articles on Philadelphia soccer history, and US World Cup history, at Philly Soccer Page, Philly.com, Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association, CIHEFE, and the 2012 MLS All-Star Game Program. Completing a book on early Philadelphia soccer history.

Trey Fitz-Gerald. Editor of the MLS Information Guide from 2002 to 2004.

Paul Gardner. Author of The Simplest Game: The Intelligent American’s Guide to the World of Soccer (1976, 1994, 1996) and Soccer Talk: Life Under the Spell of the Round Ball (1999).

Steven Hellerman. Co-author of Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism (2001).

David Hirshey. Co-author of Pele’s New World (1977), Education of an American Soccer Player (1978), and The ESPN World Cup Companion: Everything You Need To Know About The Planet’s Biggest Sports Event (2010). Editor of the U.S. Soccer Football Association Yearbook in 1971.

Steve Holroyd. Author of articles on Philadelphia soccer history and early U.S. pro leagues for the American Soccer History Archives, Philly Soccer Page, and other websites.

Gary Hopkins. Author of Star-Spangled Soccer (2010).

Jack Huckel. Director of Museum and Archives at the National Soccer Hall of Fame from 2000 to 2009. Organizer of numerous events related to the study of American soccer history. Writer of articles about American soccer history on the jrhuckel.com website.

Colin Jose. Author of NASL: A Complete Record of the North American Soccer League (1989), The United States and World Cup Soccer Competition (1994), American Soccer League, 1921-31 (1998) and The North American Soccer League Encyclopedia (2003). Co-author of The Encyclopedia of American Soccer History (2001) and The United States Tackles the World Cup (2002, 2011). Historian of the National Soccer Hall of Fame from 1997 to 2007. Writer of articles about American soccer history on the soccerreportextra.com website.

Dave Kilpatrick. Author of a forthcoming book on New York soccer history. Club historian of the New York Cosmos. Associate Professor of English at Mercy College.

Shawn Ladda. Author of History of Intercollegiate Women’s Soccer in the United States (1995), a doctoral dissertation at Columbia University.

Dave Lange. Author of Soccer Made in St. Louis (2011).

Joe LaRosa. Author of America’s World Cup: The Whole Story (1994).

Yuval Lion. Director of a planned film on New York socccer history. Documentary filmmaker.

Mike Lewis. Author of World Cup Soccer (1994, 1998, 2002) and Soccer for Dummies (2010). Editor and Writer, Big Apple Soccer.

David Litterer. Co-author of The Encyclopedia of American Soccer History (2001). Editor of the American Soccer History Archives website.

Gabe Logan. Author of The History of Soccer in the City of Chicago (2007), a doctoral dissertation at Northern Illinois University. History professor at Northern Michigan University.

Jere Longman. Author of The Girls of Summer (2000).

Andrei Markovitz. Co-author of Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism (2001).

Tom McCabe. Author of forthcoming book on soccer in New Jersey. Adjunct professor of History at Rutgers University, Newark.

Charles Miers. Co-editor of Soccer!: The Game and the World Cup (1998) and Women’s Soccer!: The Game and the World Cup (1999).

Jim Moorhouse. Editor of the United States Soccer Federation Media Guide from 1998 to 2008.

Gavin Newsham. Author of Once in a Lifetime (2006).

Len Oliver. Author of articles on American soccer history subjects for Soccer Journal and the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

Wayne Rasmussen. Author of Historical Analysis of Four Attempts to Establish Professional Soccer in the United States of America between 1894 and 1994 (1995), a doctoral dissertation at Temple University.

Bill Smith. History professor at the University of Idaho.

Melvin I. Smith. Author of Early American and Canadian Football (2003) and Evolvements of Early American Football Through the 1890-91 Season (2008).

John Sugden. Co-author of Hosts and Champions: Soccer cultures, national identities and the USA World Cup (1994) and FIFA and the Contest for World Football (1998).

Alan Tomlinson. Co-author of Hosts and Champions: Soccer cultures, national identities and the USA World Cup (1994) and FIFA and the Contest for World Football (1998).

Steve Torres. Organizer of events related to the history of CONCACAF and the United States’ place in international socccer.

Steve Tossell. Author of Playing for Uncle Sam (2003).

Clive Toye. Author of A Kick in the Grass: The Slow Rise and Rapid Demise of the NASL (2006). Editor of the U.S. Soccer Football Association Yearbook in 1970.

Jim Trecker. Co-editor of Soccer!: The Game and the World Cup (1998) and Women’s Soccer!: The Game and the World Cup (1999). Editor of the North American Soccer League Guide from 1978 to 1979 and the United States Soccer Federation Media Guide in 1997. Co-editor of the American Professional Soccer League Media Guide in 1990.

Dave Ungrady. Unlucky: A Season of Struggle in Minor League Professional Soccer (1999).

Alex Yannis. Author of Inside Soccer (1980).

Grant Wahl. Author of The Beckham Experiment (2009).

David Wangerin. Author of Soccer in a Football World (2006) and Distant Corners: American Soccer’s History of False Starts and Missed Opportunities (2011).

Mike Woitalla. Co-author of More Than Goals. (2004).

Alexander Wolff. Author of The Hero Who Vanished, a 2010 article in Sports Illustrated about Joe Gaetjens.

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